Emmanuel #5 — Christmas Eve

Marty Solomon joined us for this candlelit service, lighting the Advent wreath and exploring the anticipation and collision of worlds the Christmas season brings for us all.

This sermon features a video element before lighting the Christ candle. If you’d like to experience this, make sure to check out the video from this service on liferotp.com.

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Emmanuel #4 — God Is Inviting

On the last Sunday of Advent before Christmas, Josh Gray is with us to talk about how we take ownership of the Advent story and distribute it to the world around us.

The song featured during communion today is “Who Would Have Dreamed” by Sovereign Grace Music.

Sermon Notes for Emmanuel #4 — God Is Inviting (PDF)

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Emmanuel #3 — God Is at Work

It’s the third Sunday of Advent and Paule Patterson is with us today to talk about joy. Paule shares some of his own story about how God brought him to Real Life, demonstrating that when we submit our entire story to God’s sovereignty, we encounter joy in all areas of life.

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Emmanuel #2 — God Is for Us

On the second Sunday of Advent, Marty Solomon continues where we left off last week, drawing connections between the peace Jesus brings and the hope it inspires within us. He points out that Advent shows God is not only with us — He is also for us.

Sermon Notes for Emmanuel #2 — God Is for Us (PDF)

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Emmanuel #1 — God Is Here

On this first Sunday of Advent, Marty Solomon talks about hope, reminding us that God is present even in the silence, and that Advent is the affirmation of God’s desire to experience the full range of human emotions alongside us.